U.S. Consulate Awards $1.02m to Nigerian Civic Organizations, Expands U.S.-Nigeria Bilateral Ties in 2021

Lagos—The United States is a steadfast partner of Nigeria, working together to improve health, security, economic growth, human rights, democracy, and education throughout the country. From January 2021, the United States Consulate General in Lagos awarded $1.02m to civic organizations to implement projects across the 17 states in southern Nigeria. The funded projects addressed the themes of bolstering outreach ...
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U.S. Consulate Launches STEM Training for 300 High School Girls in Osun State

Osogbo––The U.S. Consulate General has launched a new project aimed at empowering 300 high school girls in Osun State to pursue education and careers in STEM fields.     Through the project tagged “Osun Girls Can Code,” the 300 schoolgirls will receive training on coding, web design, and product creation, all key skills needed in today’s increasingly ...
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U.S. Consulate Supports STEM Workshops for 500 Students in Lagos

Lagos–– From October 12 to 28, more than 500 high school students from underserved communities of Agege, Alimosho and Ifako-Ijaiye in Lagos Education District 1, participated in a series of STEM workshops sponsored by the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos. During the workshops, the students learned how to build, program, and fly drones, computer coding, solar panel ...
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U.S. Consulate Strengthens Capacity of 50 Lagos Teachers in STEM Teaching Methods

Lagos––Fifty teachers from the Lagos State Education District One have completed a five-day STEM training workshop tagged “Global Air Drone Challenge for Teachers.” The teacher capacity building workshop led by instructors from U.S.-headquartered Global Air Drone Academy was sponsored by the U.S. Consulate General in partnership with the Lagos State Ministry of Education. Throughout the ...
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U.S. Consulate Supports Robotics Workshop For 303 Teachers, 187 Students

Lagos—For the second consecutive year, the United States Consulate General in collaboration with RoboRave International, a U.S.-based tech academy, has concluded a week-long robotics workshop for 303 teachers and 187 students. The participating students and teachers were from 29 public and private schools across Lagos, Ogun, and Edo states as well as the Federal Capital ...
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Remarks by U.S. Consul General F. John Bray TechWomen Mentoring Program for Nigerian Female STEM Leaders

Good morning everyone. It is an honor for me to welcome the 16-member delegation of senior tech executives and professionals from the Silicon Valley who promote STEM education and technology in the United States. These delegation members represent organizations as diverse as Twitter, LinkedIn, Netflix, and Mozilla. Among them are also representatives of Autodesk, WomenCollege ...
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U.S. Embassy Honors Nigerian TechWomen

“Nigerian women are highly talented like the American women in the movie Hidden Figures,” Ambassador W. Stuart Symington said, prior to screening of the movie at Genesis Cinemas, in Abuja on Tuesday, in honor of Nigerian TechWomen.  Hidden Figures details the story of three female African-American mathematicians employed by NASA in the 1960s.  Working as ...
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